Lolita (Vintage International)

by Vladimir Nabokov | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0679723161 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingariesgirl29wing on 1/14/2006
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by wingariesgirl29wing on Saturday, January 14, 2006
Picked up at UBS since this is our February book to read.

Journal Entry 2 by wingariesgirl29wing on Wednesday, January 25, 2006
We read this for our book of the month... I have always wanted to read it and have seen all the other books that reference this book. That being said - I'm not sure if I liked it. It drew me in - I think the writing was good. I didn't like the story but I don't think you were supposed to. It didn't end at all how I thought...

Am looking forward to the discussion.

Journal Entry 3 by wingariesgirl29wing on Sunday, January 29, 2006
Meeting dancingdog at Latte Da so she can read this month's book. I hope you enjoy!

Journal Entry 4 by dancing-dog from Cordova, Tennessee USA on Monday, January 30, 2006
Thanks so much for meeting me and sharing your book, ariesgirl. I enjoyed our little coffee-chat! Don't know how much I'll like this book but I did want to read it :)

Journal Entry 5 by dancing-dog from Cordova, Tennessee USA on Thursday, February 09, 2006
An interesting book that I probably wouldn't have read if it hadn't been one of our Meet-Up picks. I had some trouble in the first quarter of the book with the "stylistic prose" of Nabokov's writing but I did get used to it. As someone who does not know French, I was a little annoyed that Humbert frequently lapsed into French sayings I didn't understand. Overall, the book was much more engrossing than I thought it would be.

I will bring this to Saturday's Meet-Up & you can have it back if you want it, ariesgirl. Thanks for letting me read your copy :)

Journal Entry 6 by wingariesgirl29wing on Saturday, February 11, 2006
Nobody else wanted it... :( Not surprised though... Will re-release somewhere.

mailing as part of paperbookswap.com.

Journal Entry 7 by deidramacleod from Natick, Massachusetts USA on Sunday, September 16, 2007
Nabokov's prose is so much denser than most the other books I read. Overall, I enjoyed the book, though there were times I was ready to abandon it. I'm sure there's a lot I'd pick up if I re-read it, but I'm ready to pass it along.

Now I'm sending the book to Amsterdam, Netherlands via Bookmooch.com

Journal Entry 8 by Dissidence from Wrexham, Wales United Kingdom on Thursday, November 22, 2007
Mooched this from the Netherlands via Bookmooch.com! It was for an Internet friend of mine so I'll be sending it to Newfoundland, Canada sometime before Christmas.

Journal Entry 9 by wingAnonymousFinderwing on Saturday, June 21, 2008
Crossed the pond from Scotland, and I plan to hang on to it for a while longer. It'll get sent along to someone, somehow, someday :D

CAUGHT IN STEPHENVILLE CROSSING NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR CANADA

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